International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) Friday and Saturday, July 29+ 30

Two programs:

Friday, July 29 at 7pm  $20 tickets here
Food For the Arts BBQ featuring music performed by ICE and a meal by Chef Richard Krause.
Program:
Steve Reich, Vermont Counterpoint, for flute and tape
Phillipe Hurel, Loops III, for two flutes
Elliott Carter, Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux, for flute and clarinet
Mario Diaz de León, Alter of Two Serpents, for two flutes
Steve Reich, New York Counterpoint, for clarinet and tape

 

Saturday, July 30 at 8pm $20 tickets here
This stunning program frames a workshop performance of Phyllis Chen’s Chimers (for toy piano, toy glock, violin, flute, and electronics) with four innovative works by 2011 ICElab composers Marcos Balter, Nathan Davis, and Mario Diaz de León. Praised by the New York Times for her “delightful quirkiness matched with interpretive sensitivity,” Phyllis Chen is a pianist, toy pianist and multimedia artist that performs original multimedia compositions and works by contemporary composers. phyllischen.net
Program:
Phyllis Chen: Beneath a Trace of Vapor, for flute and electonics
Marcos Balter: Edgewater, for two flutes
Nathan Davis: Bells, for flutes, clarinet, percussion and electronics
Mario Diaz de León: Prism Path, for two flutes, percussion and electronics
Phyllis Chen: Chimers, (work-in-progress), for toy piano, toy glockenspiel, flute, clarinet, violin, with
live electronics and video

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is dedicated to reshaping the way music is created and experienced. With 33 instrumentalists performing in forces ranging from solos to large ensembles, ICE functions as performer, presenter, and educator, developing innovative new works and pursuing groundbreaking strategies for audience engagement. Founded in 2011, ICElab places teams of ICE musicians in close collaboration with six emerging composers each year to develop works that push the boundaries of musical exploration. iceorg.org

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International Comtemporay Ensemble (ICE) ICElab at Mount Tremper with Phyllis Chen
photo top left by Kimono Photography, bottom right by Chad Batka